Senior co-captain Ross Mauermann, Head Coach Nate Leaman and Athletic Director Bob Driscoll threw out ceremonial first pitches.
Head Coach Nate Leaman led the men's hockey team to the program's first ever NCAA Championship.
The National Champions will throw out first pitches on Friday and Saturday.
The Friars conclude the year in the No. 1 spot after winning the national title on Saturday, April 11.
Tanev was named Warrior Hockey Player of the Week and Gillies was named HEA Defensive Player of the Week.
Men's Ice Hockey defeats Nebraska-Omaha, 4-1 in Boston, Massachusetts; Credit: USA Today (USATSI)
2014-15 Honors and Awards
• NCAA Frozen Four All-Tournament Team (4/11)
• Catamount Cup Player of the Game (12/28)
2014-15: Played in 37 games, scoring eight goals and adding a career-high 19 assists for a season-high 27 points ... His 27 points tied for fifth on the team, while his 19 assists tied for second ... Scored three power-play goals and three game-winning goals ... Had two goals and two assists for four points in NCAA play ... Named to the Frozen Four All-Tournament team ... In Hockey East play, finished third in the league in face-off win percentage (.602) ... Notched an assist in the season opener at Ohio State (Oct. 10) ... Missed game two at Ohio State and the North Dakota series with an injury ... Returned for the Boston University series and notched a power-play goal in Providence's 2-1 win over the Terriers at Agganis Arena (Nov. 1) ... Had an assist in Providence's 3-2 win over Merrimack (Nov. 7) ... Had two assists in Providence's 3-0 win over UVM (Nov. 14) ... Notched an assist on Ross Mauermann's game-winning goal versus Boston College in the Friars' 1-0 win (Nov. 29) ... Tied a career-high with two assists in Providence's 5-1 win at Northeastern (Dec. 3) ... Had the game-winning goal and added an assist in Providence's 4-1 win over UMass at the 2014 Catamount Cup (Dec. 28) and was named the Catamount Cup Player of the Game ... Notched the overtime, game-winning goal with 32 seconds left to play as PC defeated Colorado College 5-4 (Jan. 3) ... Added a pair of assists the following day as the Friars defeated CC 5-3 (Jan. 4) ... Had an assist in Providence's 3-2 overtime win at Brown (Jan. 9) ... Added a goal in PC's 5-3 loss to Brown (Jan. 10) ... Had a pair of assists in Providence's 4-1 win over UMass Lowell (Jan. 24) ... Had an assist in Providence's 3-2 loss at Boston College ... Notched a pair of assists in the Friars' 10-1 win over UConn (Feb. 7) ... Had an assist on Ross Mauermann's game-tying goal with eight seconds left in the third period in Providence's 3-2 overtime win against UMass (Feb. 20) ... That win over UMass was Jankowski's 100th-career game (149th Friar to play 100 games) ... Notched Providence's second goal as the Friars defeated Maine 5-2 (Feb. 28) ... Over the last three years, the Friars are 19-2-2 when Jankowski scores a goal and 39-5-3 when he notches at least one point ... Recorded the second assist on Shane Luke's game-winning goal in the NCAA East Regional Semifinal win against Miami (March 28) ... Scored the game-winning goal and had the primary assist on the third goal in a 4-1 win over Omaha in the Frozen Four Semifinal (April 9) ... Notched a power-play goal to tie the NCAA Championship game at 2-2, eventually helping the Friars to their first NCAA title with a 4-3 win against Boston University (April 11).
2013-14 Honors and Awards
• 3x HEA Weekly Top Performer (10/14, 11/11, 3/31)
• NCAA East Region All-Tournament Team
2013-14: Had a pair of two-goal games against Minnesota State (10/11) and versus Merrimack (11/9) ... Ranked third on the team with 25 points on 12 assists and 13 goals ... Ranked second in scoring on the team with 13 goals ... Tallied three power-play goals ... Scored the game-tying goal at Colorado College with 20 seconds left in the third period (1/17) ... Had game-winning goals in consecutive games against UMass (2/21, 2/22) ... Posted a five-game point streak with three goals and three assists (2/21-3/14) ... Tallied two points in the 3-1 HEA Quarterfinal win against Maine (3/14) ... Collected the game winner in the Friars' 4-0 NCAA First Round win over Quinnipiac (3/28) ... Ranked second on the team with a plus-minus rating of plus-15 ... Named to the NCAA East Region All-Tournament Team (3/29) ... AttendedCalgary's2014 NHL Development Camp.
2012-13 Honors and Awards
• HEA Weekly Top Performer (10/15, 11/5, 11/19, 2/4, 2/25)
2012-13: Took part in the 2013 Calgary Flames Development Camp ... Played in 34 games ... Scored seven goals and added 11 assists for 18 points ... His 18 points ranked tied for fourth on the team, while his 11 assists tied for fifth ... Had a power-play goal and two game-winning tallies ... Made his debut against Sacred Heart (10/12), helping the Friars to an 8-2 win by scoring two goals in his first career game ... Notched his first career assist in Providence's 1-1 tie at fourth-ranked Miami (10/19) ... With a goal and two assists, had a career-best three points in Providence's 6-2 win over Northeastern (11/16) ... Had game-winning goals at UVM (11/2) and versus Northeastern (2/22) ... Helped the Friars to a game three Hockey East Quarterfinal series-clinching win over UNH (3/17) with a goal and an assist ... Missed four games due to injury ... The Friars were 5-0-1 when Jankowski scored a goal and 10-1-2 when he notched at least one point.
BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Selected by the Calgary Flames (first round - 21st overall) in the 2012 NHL Draft ... Became the third Friar ever to be selected in the first round and the first since 1992 ... Played hockey at Stanstead College Prep in Quebec for the past two seasons ... Became the highest player ever drafted out of Canadian Prep School ... During his senior season, as team captain, he helped his team to a school record 39 wins and recorded 53 goals, 40 assists and 93 points in 57 games ... His 53 goals set the Stanstead record for most goals in a season ... As a junior at Stanstead, scored 31 goals and added 42 assists for 73 points in 63 games ... Earned Rookie of the Year honors in 2011 and also named a Major "S" honoree in 2011 and 2012 and garnered team MVP honors in 2012 ... Named a MPHL League All-Star in 2012 after leading the league in goals and points ... Led his team to the Tilton Tournament Championship (2010), the Northwood Tournament Championship (2011), the Ste. Foy Tournament Championship (2011) and the MacPhereson Tournament Championship (2012) ... Once scored nine points in a game for Stanstead (six goals, three assists) ... Prior to Stanstead, attended St. Mary Catholic Secondary School where he earned varsity letters in hockey and soccer ... Honor Roll student 2009-2011.
PERSONAL: Mark L. Jankowski ... Born September 13, 1994 ... Son of Len and Rose Mary Jankowski ... Has a younger brother, David, and two older sisters, Natalie and Nicole ... His father played college hockey at Cornell (1979-82), his grandfather, Lou Jankowski, played in the NHL with the Detroit Red Wings and the Chicago Blackhawks, and his great uncle is Hall-of-Famer Leonard "Red" Kelly, who played for the Detroit Red Wings and the Toronto Maple Leafs ... Management major.
Goals: 2 (2 times - 10/11/13 vs. MSU)
Assists: 2 (7 times - 2/7/15 vs. UConn)
Points: 3 (11/16/12 vs. NU)
Point Streak: 5 games (2/21/14 - 3/14/14); 3-3-6
Goal Streak: 2 games* (4/9/15 - 4/11/15); 2-1-3
* - Three times, most recent occurrence listed
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